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The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc. Announces Commencement of Tender Offer

August 11, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc. (NYSE: CEE) (the ďFundĒ) announced the commencement of a self-tender offer on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Fundís Offer to Repurchase and the related Letter of Transmittal, which are being mailed to stockholders commencing today.

The Fund is offering to purchase up to 5% of its issued and outstanding shares of common stock at a price equal to 98% of the Fundís net asset value (ďNAVĒ) per share as determined by the Fund on the next business day after the date on which the offer expires. The Fund normally calculates its NAV per share at 11:30 a.m.New York time on each day that the New York Stock Exchange is open for trading. The tender offer will terminate at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 9, 2014, unless extended. If more than 5% of the Fundís issued and outstanding shares are tendered in the offer and the Fund purchases shares in accordance with the terms of the offer, it will purchase shares from tendering stockholders on a pro rata basis.

The Fundís offer is being made in accordance with its discount management program adopted in July 2012. This program provided for up to four, consecutive, semi-annual tender offers, each of which was to be conducted by the Fund if its shares traded at an average discount to NAV of more than 10% during the applicable twelve-week measurement period, as the Fundís shares did in the measurement period that commenced on April 7, 2014 and ended on June 27, 2014.

The Fundís tender offer referred to in this announcement will be made only by the Fundís Offer to Repurchase and the related Letter of Transmittal. Stockholders should read these documents carefully when they become available to investors free of charge at the website of the Securities and Exchange Commission ( Neither the Offer to Repurchase will be made to, nor will tenders pursuant to the Offer to Repurchase be accepted from or on behalf of, holders of shares in any jurisdiction in which making or accepting the Offer to Repurchase would violate that jurisdictionís laws.

For more information on the tender offer, please contact the Fundís information agent, AST Fund Solutions, LLC at (800)†884-4725.

For more information on the Fund, including its most recent month-end performance, visit or call (800)†349-4281 or 00-800-2287-2750 from outside the US.

Important Information

The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company seeking long term capital appreciation through investment primarily in equity or equity-linked securities of issuers domiciled in Central Europe, Russia and Turkey. Because the Fund is non-diversified, it can take larger positions in fewer issues, increasing its potential risk. Investing in foreign securities, particularly those of emerging markets, presents certain risks, such as currency fluctuations, political and economic changes, and market risks. Any fund that focuses in a particular segment of the market will generally be more volatile than a fund that invests more broadly.

The shares of most closed-end funds, including the Fund, are not continuously offered. Once issued, shares of closed-end funds are bought and sold in the open market through a stock exchange. Shares of closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to net asset value. The price of a fundís shares is determined by a number of factors, several of which are beyond the control of the fund. Therefore, a fund cannot predict whether its shares will trade at, below, or above net asset value. There can be no assurance that the Fundís discount management program will be effective in reducing the Fundís market discount.

Investments in funds involve risk. Additional risks of the Fund are associated with international investing, such as government regulations and differences in liquidity, which may increase the volatility of your investment. Foreign security markets generally exhibit greater price volatility and are less liquid than the US market. Additionally, the Fund focuses its investments in certain geographic regions, thereby increasing its vulnerability to developments in those regions and potentially subjecting the Fundís shares to greater price volatility. Some funds have more risk than others. These include funds, such as CEE, that allow exposure to or otherwise concentrate investments in certain sectors, geographic regions, security types, market capitalization, or foreign securities (e.g., political or economic instability, which can be accentuated in emerging market countries).

If the United States or other nations or international organizations impose economic or other sanctions in addition to those already imposed by the United States and the European Union or take other actions affecting Russian individuals, Russian issuers or the Russian economy, such sanctions or actions may materially adversely affect the value or liquidity of the Fundís portfolio, as may any countermeasures or retaliatory measures that may be taken by Russia.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or jurisdiction.

This announcement is not a recommendation, an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of the Fund. The Fund is filing today with the Securities and Exchange Commission a tender offer statement on Schedule TO and related exhibits, including an offer to purchase, a letter of transmittal, and other related documents. Stockholders of the Fund should read its offer to purchase and the tender offer statement on Schedule TO, the letter of transmittal and related exhibits as they contain important information about the Fundís tender offer. Stockholders can obtain these documents free of charge from the Securities and Exchange Commissionís website at or from the Fundís information agent, AST Fund Solutions, LLC at (800)†884-4725.

Certain statements contained in this release may be forward-looking in nature. These include all statements relating to plans, expectations, and other statements that are not historical facts and typically use words like ďexpect,Ē ďanticipate,Ē ďbelieve,Ē ďintend,Ē and similar expressions. Such statements represent managementís current beliefs, based upon information available at the time the statements are made, with regard to the matters addressed. All forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, such statements. Management does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.



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